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imagePakistani youth enjoys a particular affinity with technology, whether it comes to developing software, hacking, or just playing games on a computer, they are highly likely to be the best in the world.

Keeping the tradition intact Sumail Hassan, a 17 years old Pakistani teenager had made the country proud after becoming the third highest earning gamer in the world.

With earnings of $2,401,560, Sumail also holds the Guinness World Record for being the youngest gamer to surpass $1 million in tournament winnings.

As per SportsKeeda, Sumail is considered as the best mid-solo in DotA, globally. The teenager has also been featured in TIME Magazines top 30 influential teenagers in the world too, and was also the first ever Dota 2 player to be included in the magazine awards.

Pakistans e-game prodigy started playing Dota 2 when he was only seven years old, before moving to United States in 2014.

Known by his in-game name Suma1L, the teenager was a member of the team that won The International 2015, alongside Fear, Aui_2000, UNiVeRsE, and ppd.

E-games are a budding sports that has already developed into a multimillion dollar industry, and is expected to grow exponentially in the near future. Having Sumail in the top tier could hopefully open doors for other Pakistani gamers.

Copyright Business Recorder, 2017

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